Fire crews from stations across two counties called to tackle fire at Burwell

Fire at Weirs Drove in Burwell.

Fire at Weirs Drove in Burwell. - Credit: Archant

Fire crews from seven stations were called to a fire at an agricultural building on Weirs Drove in Burwell at 11.55pm today (Monday).

Crews from Cambridge, Ely, Soham, Burwell and Huntingdon, along with crews from Haverhill and Newmarket in Suffolk attended the fire.

Firefighters arrived to find a building measuring around 30 metres by 15 metres on fire, with the fire spreading to nearby trees.

A tractor and cylinders are also involved. The crews extinguished the fire using jets and hose reels. The cause of the fire was accidental. Crews remain at the scene to dampen the area around the building.


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